Guest speakers will bookend two days of Teach-In

October 31, 2023 (Volume 47, Number 5)
Article by Michele Coffill

From left, Larbi Al Moutaa, Jessica Jennrich and Jakia Marie are pictured during a session at the 2022 Teach-In.

From left, Larbi Al Moutaa, Jessica Jennrich and Jakia Marie are pictured during a session at the 2022 Teach-In.

Photo Credit: Kendra Stanley-Mills

The 11th annual Teach-In will feature more than 40 presentations plus guest speakers at the opening and closing plenary sessions.

In-person and virtual presentations will be Wednesday, November 8, at the DeVos Center on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus and Thursday, November 9, at the Kirkhof Center on the Allendale Campus. View the schedule online. All sessions are collaboratively created and presented by students with faculty or staff members.

Wednesday's opening plenary session will run from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. with a reception followed by streaming the live presentation by Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of "Braiding Sweetgrass," from the Kirkhof Center.

Children's author Monique Gray Smith will highlight Thursday's closing plenary session at the Kirkhof Center, which begins at 5:30 p.m. with a reception.

The Teach-In began in 2014 and is organized by Student Senate and the University Academic Senate. Volunteers are needed to host sessions. Sign up to host or to view more information online.

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This article was last edited on October 31, 2023 at 9:12 a.m.

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